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Leafy greens growers expected to reduce acreage

Fresh fruit sales were up about 9% for the four-week period, while fresh vegetable sales were up 25%.

Scott Horsfall of the LGMA talks food safety work in midst of pandemic

The Packer’s Tom Karst visited April 6 with Scott Horsfall, CEO of the California Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement. 

Gotham Greens opens greenhouse in Baltimore

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Gotham Greens has opened a 100,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse outside Baltimore. 

San Miguel evolution shifts greens supply to other growers

Increased regulations and other issues have prompted San Miguel Produce to reduce Ventura County, Calif., acreage and partner with other growers across North America to ensure a year-round supply.

‘Love started it all:’ WP Rawl celebrates 95th anniversary

Leafy greens grower, processor and shipper WP Rawl, Pelion, S.C., recently celebrated its 95th year in business.

San Miguel Produce redesigns website with consumers in mind

Leafy greens company San Miguel Produce Inc., Oxnard, Calif., has redesigned its website with the goal of aiding consumers looking for recipes and health information on dark leafy greens.

Time Magazine names AeroFarms as a best invention

AeroFarms, the Newark, N.J.-based indoor aeroponic grower of greens and microgreens, has been named as one of Time magazine’s 100 Best Inventions.

WP Rawl beefs up capacity, volume of valued-added

WP Rawl, Pelion, S.C., is processing value-added products with a new line at its Bunnell, Fla., plant.

BrightFarms adding production in North Carolina

Hydroponic greenhouse grower BrightFarms’ next project is in Hendersonville, N.C., with a 280,000-square-foot facility estimated to produce up to two million pounds of leafy greens to retailers in the region.

Companies plan ‘aggressive’ watercress campaign

United Kingdom-based The Watercress Co. and Newburgh, N.Y.-based leafy greens supplier Solata Foods have plans to elevate watercress in the U.S. with retail and foodservice products.